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Outcry over Proposed Human Capital Metrics Disclosure

Criticisms are abundant, but the effort is finding enough supporters to give it a fighting chance.

May 2, 2012

The Society for Human Resource Management's proposed standard for what companies should disclose about their human capital is not a big hit with CFOs and is getting mixed reviews from equity analysts. Read more...

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